Sutter Health CT Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging (Part-time, Nights) in Roseville, California

Description

Competently performs routine and specialized computerized tomography procedures to produce quality images to physicians and other health care providers for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of injury or disease. Works independently, exercising sound judgment, and developed clinical skills to execute safe and precise procedures to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or teaching duties.

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) SERVICES

•Performs a variety of diagnostic computerized tomography examinations.

•Operates complex stationary and mobile diagnostic equipment.

•Ensures that routine and priority tasks are completed within established departmental time frames.

•Prepares for and assists physicians in a variety of CT diagnostic and/or guidance imaging during invasive procedures.

•Explains and educates the patient on the procedure, medications or contrast media, and associated biological effects in a clear and professional manner to alleviate fear and anxiety.

•Mentors and fosters a constructive teaching environment that helps students and new technologists build confidence in their skills, knowledge and abilities.

CLERICAL

•Performs general clerical tasks, such as answering phones; updating patient appointments; retrieving, entering, revising patient electronic health records (EHR); or updating the laboratory information system (LIS) and radiology information systems (RIS).

•Prepares and completes accurate documentation related to patient, procedures (includes screening and written consent forms), and exam charges.

•Inventories and orders accessories and supplies periodically to maintain established stock levels.

SAFETY

•Implements protection devices and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure (as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA)) to self, staff and patients.

•Maintains a clean, neat, and safe working environment, including cleaning and disinfecting equipment after each procedure.

•Inspects and calibrates equipment accordingly for proper operation and records the quality control (QC) results, reporting any malfunctions to the supervisor.

COMPLIANCE

•Maintains strictest confidence of all patient protected health information (PHI) and protects all PHI from accidental, intentional, or inappropriate disclosure •Performs quality CT examinations in compliance with department standards, policies, and procedures, as well as local, state and federal regulatory agencies to deliver the highest level of patient privacy and care.

•Prepares, administers, and documents medications and contrast media in accordance with state and federal regulations.

•Retains certification and completes mandated continuing education requirements to meet facility and regulatory agencies accreditation and licensure requirements.

Qualifications

Education / Licensure / Certification / Registration

Graduation from an accredited Radiologic Technologist Program is required.

ARRT Registered Technologist, {RT(R)} in good standing required.

ARRT certification in Computed Tomography (CT) preferred or eligible to take the ARRT CT registry examination.

California State Licensure (CRT) is required.

BLS Healthcare Provider Certification through the American Heart Association is required.

Fluoroscopy license as required by state regulations (also to be obtained within 6 months of hire).

Experience

A minimum of 0-2 years experience in basic clinical and CT Technologist work as typically acquired in a similar (acute / hospital) environment is required.

Skills and Knowledge

General knowledge of diagnostic computerized tomography principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including some experience responding to traumas and various hospital emergencies.

Capable of performing routine CT examinations as well as a basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.

Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline.

General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).

Ability to:

• Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

• Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

• Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.

• Ensure the privacy of each patient’s protected health information (PHI).

• Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Roseville

Organization: Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Night

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Part Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 48

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.